Benjamin Moore Rhine River

Benjamin Moore Rhine River 689 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Rhine River paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 689. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Rhine River 689
Color code:689
Color name:Rhine River
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Rhine River

Rhine River 689 has an LRV of 47.1% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

What are Benjamin Moore Rhine River undertones?

Green and Blue are Benjamin Moore Rhine River undertones color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

164, 187, 182

Is Benjamin Moore Rhine River 689 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 167° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

689 Rhine River HSL code: 167, 14%, 69%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Rhine River:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Rhine River 689 vs Buxton Blue HC-149

Can't decide between Benjamin Moore Rhine River 689 and Benjamin Moore Buxton Blue HC-149? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Benjamin Moore Rhine River 689 vs Benjamin Moore Buxton Blue HC-149Benjamin Moore Rhine River 689
LRV: 47.1%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 44.97%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

HEX#A4BBB6copy color code
RGB Decimal164, 187, 182copy color code
RGB Percent64.31%, 73.33%, 71.37%copy color code
HSVHue: 167° Saturation: 12.3% Value: 73.33%copy color code
HSLhsl(167, 14, 69)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 12.3 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 2.67 Key: 26.67copy color code
YIQY: 179.553 I: -12.099 Q: -6.421copy color code
XYZX: 41.521 Y: 46.81 Z: 51.091copy color code
CIE LabL:74.068 a:-8.839 b:-0.125copy color code
Decimal10795958copy color code
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